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Environmental Groups, EPA Settle Suit Over Sherco Emissions

Clean air advocates, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and a subsidiary of Xcel Energy have reached a settlement that will reduce emissions from the Sherco plant in Sherburne County.

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Two People Hurt in Three Vehicle Crash Near Paynesville

Two people were hurt in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 55 near Paynesville this (Friday) afternoon. The crash happened just before 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 181 and Highway 55.

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Post Consolidating Cereal Operations in Twin Cities Suburb

Post Holdings Inc. plans to combine the Post and Malt-O-Meal cereal operations in Lakeville. The company expects to save $50 million annually by doing so.

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Lawmakers Eying March 8th Start Date for Next Year’s Session

Minnesota lawmakers are eyeing a March 8th start date for next year's legislative session. Sessions in even-numbered years are typically less hectic. The state Senate will meet off-site next year as renovation crews work on the Capitol.

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Tick Season Brings Dangers

Camping and hiking season is here and that means tick season. University of Minnesota Extension Educator Beth Berlin says being diligent can go a long way in avoiding diseases like Lyme Disease, human anaplasmosis and Powassan encephalitis.

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Minnesota State Fair Cancels Poultry Shows Due to Bird Flu

All poultry shows have been canceled at the Minnesota State Fair and county fairs across the state this year as authorities try to stop the spread of bird flu.

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Vikings Owners Put in $14M More to Stadium Project for TVs

Minnesota Vikings owners have committed an additional $14 million toward their new stadium, mostly toward the high-definition television system.

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Negotiators Still Hashing Out Budget Deal As Deadline Nears

Minnesota's legislative leaders have promised they're making progress on a budget deal. Now they have something to show for it.

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9 Indicted in Cellphone Trafficking Scheme

Nine Twin Cities area people have been indicted in a multimillion dollar cellphone trafficking scheme. The indictments made public Thursday say homeless people were recruited to buy the cellphones using stolen identities and then sign up for a service plan that gave them the phone at a reduced cost.

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Small Slices Of Minnesota’s Budget Coming Together In Deal

Smaller pieces of Minnesota's $40 billion-plus budget are coming together.

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